The First Rule (Joe Pike)

By Robert Crais

While Frank Meyer and his family members are achieved of their domestic, the police commence investigating the key lifestyles they're certain Meyer had. Joe Pike's on a hunt of his personal: to transparent his friend's identify, and to punish the folks who murdered him. What begins out as an easy path will get twisted speedy through outdated grudges, double crosses, blood vengeance, and a criminal offense so bad even Pike and his accomplice Elvis Cole don't have any method to degree it.

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Mystery (Blue Rose Trilogy)

By Peter Straub

MYSTERY.  Tom Pasmore, ten years outdated, survives a close to deadly accident.  in the course of his lengthy restoration, he turns into keen about an unsolved homicide and reveals he has clues to fixing it that he shouldn’t.  Lamont von Heilitz has spent his lifestyles fixing mysteries, till he desired to recognize not anything extra of the fear of existence and the horror of death.  while a brand new homicide disrupts their global of wealth, energy, and delight, the 2 needs to shape an not going partnership to confront demons from the previous and the darkish secrets and techniques that also hang-out the current.

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Scream: A DCI Mark Lapslie Investigation

By Nigel McCrery

As humans disappear from his streets, and a handful of battered and damaged our bodies are came upon on his patch, Lapslie has no concept that he's up opposed to a guy who feels sound like he can style it. He hunts humans down. males, girls, somebody with a voice. He makes them harm, he makes them bleed, he makes them scream. If the sound is gruesome, he dispatches them with out suggestion, but when it makes him believe solid inside of, he retains them in his basement. Torturing them slowly, listening for that lousy, great sound. And ultimately he'll have adequate to cause them to sing his favorite issues.

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Alex: The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy

By Frank Wynne

Upon successful the distinguished 2013 Crime Writers organization overseas Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by way of announcing, "An unique and soaking up skill to leash incredulity within the identify of the fictitious agreement among writer and reader... A police procedural, a mystery opposed to time, a race among hunted and hunter, and a whydunnit, written from a number of issues of view that discover a number of it sounds as if parallel tales which eventually meet."

Alex Prevost--kidnapped, savagely overwhelmed, suspended from the ceiling of an deserted warehouse in a tiny wood cage--is operating out of time. Her abductor appears to be like to need basically to monitor her die. Will starvation, thirst, or the rats get her first?

except a shaky eyewitness record of the kidnapping, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has not anything to move on: no suspect, no leads, and no family members or pals nervous to discover a lacking friend. The diminutive and significant detective understands from sour event the urgency of discovering the lacking girl as fast as possible--but first he needs to comprehend extra approximately her.

As he uncovers the main points of the younger woman's singular background, Camille is pressured to recognize that the individual he seeks is not any traditional sufferer. She is gorgeous, definite, but in addition super difficult and creative. prior to lengthy, saving Alex's lifestyles may be the least of Commandant Verhoeven's massive challenges.

A 2013 Financial Times booklet of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2014 RUSA analyzing record Horror Award

From the Hardcover edition.

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A Purple Place for Dying: A Travis McGee Novel

By John D. MacDonald

From a loved grasp of crime fiction, A red position for Dying is one of the vintage novels that includes Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.
Travis McGee’s taking his retirement in installments whereas he’s nonetheless younger adequate to get pleasure from it. yet eventually, his cash runs out and he has to paintings. This time McGee’s lured out West to a surprisingly secretive assembly with a girl in hassle, in a spot whose good looks hides a few gruesome, harmful secrets.
“John D. MacDonald created a spectacular volume of fantastic books, every one wealthy with characterization, suspense, and a virtually intoxicating feel of place.”—Jonathan Kellerman
Mona is in love with a negative, younger university professor and married to a prosperous guy whom she is confident is stealing from her belief fund. So she does what any self-respecting lady may do: She hires a person to scouse borrow her a reimbursement so she will run away with the affection of her life.
Travis isn’t convinced he desires to aid out until eventually he sees Mona getting shot and killed out at the cliffs close to her cabin. Now he’s a lead suspect in a plot to assist her break out, and to transparent his identify, he must resolve issues. however the murders simply continue mounting, and for Travis, even operating with Mona’s husband doesn’t appear to aid issues. Will he be capable to discover the advanced plot in time to avoid wasting his personal skin?
Features a brand new creation by means of Lee Child

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Defending Jacob: A Novel

By William Landay

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY
Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas urban Star
“A felony mystery that’s equivalent to classics comparable to Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . Tragic and shocking, protecting Jacob is certain to generate buzz.”—Associated Press

Andy Barber has been an assistant district lawyer for 2 a long time. he's revered. popular within the court docket. chuffed at domestic with the loves of his lifestyles: his spouse, Laurie, and their teenage son, Jacob.

Then Andy’s quiet suburb is surprised by way of a surprising crime: a tender boy stabbed to dying in a leafy park. And a good larger surprise: The accused is Andy’s personal son—shy, awkward, mysterious Jacob.

Andy believes in Jacob’s innocence. Any mother or father could. however the strain mounts. Damning facts. Doubt. A faltering marriage. The acquaintances’ contempt. A homicide trial that threatens to obliterate Andy’s family.

It is the final word attempt for any mum or dad: How a ways could you visit safeguard your baby? it's a attempt of devotion. A try of the way good a father or mother can be aware of a toddler. For Andy Barber, a guy with an iron will and a dismal mystery, it's a try out of guilt and innocence within the inner most sense.

How a long way might you go?

Praise for Defending Jacob
“Ingenious . . . not anything is predictable. All bets are off.”—The manhattan Times
“Stunning . . . a unique that involves you abruptly and manages to maintain you studying feverishly till the whole lot is completed.”—The Huffington Post
“Gripping, emotional homicide saga . . . The surprising finishing can have readers pulling up their bedcovers to thrust back the haunting chill.”—People
“The hype is justified. . . . particularly severe, suspenseful, engrossing.”—The Washington Post
“Even with unforeseen twists and turns, the 2 narratives interlock just like the tooth of a zip, construction to a difficult and unflinching finale. This novel has significant movie written everywhere it.”—The Boston Globe
“Yes, this e-book got here out in January. No, we're not performed speaking approximately it.”—Entertainment Weekly

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Executive Power (A Mitch Rapp Novel)

By Vince Flynn

No 1 New York instances bestselling writer Vince Flynn—“the top natural adrenaline-charged motion author available in the market at the present time” (The windfall Journal)—puts Mitch Rapp within the crossfire as America’s enemies tighten their grip.

Returning from a covert undertaking, Mitch Rapp used to be publicly hailed by way of the president for his function within the struggle opposed to terrorism. After years of operating within the shadows, Rapp used to be stuck within the media spotlight—and marked for demise by way of almost each terrorist on this planet. Now a CIA consultant, Rapp is able to conflict terror faraway from front strains. but if a army SEAL workforce within the Philippines is ambushed, all facts issues to a leak in the US nation division. And a better probability lurks—a ruthless murderer operating for the main robust males within the center East, who're bent on igniting an international battle. With the area gazing, Rapp needs to carry again the flames of Armageddon…

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The 13th Juror (Dismas Hardy, Book 4)

By John Lescroart

In John T. Lescroart's extraordinary new novel, The thirteenth Juror, Dismas Hardy, lawyer/investigator, undertakes the protection of Jennifer Witt, accused of murdering her husband and their eight-year-old son in addition to her first husband, who had died 9 years prior from an obvious drug overdose. whereas getting ready his case, Hardy learns that either one of Jennifer's husbands had bodily abused her. yet Jennifer refuses to permit a security that presumes her guilt. She isn't really accountable, she claims. Hardy is now pushed to hunt an alternate fact a jury can think. because the trial progresses, the complicated fact itself starts to alter, to bend, to vanish out and in of concentration because the clock retains ticking on Jennifer's destiny, until eventually there turns out just one individual left to persuade, and she or he is "the thirteenth juror"—the pass judgement on. The thirteenth Juror is a gorgeous and suspenseful novel of ethical ambiguity, of fine intentions, undesirable decisions and the tortuous route to final justice.

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Third Degree: A Novel

By Greg Iles

occasionally the gravest hazards -- and the darkest souls -- dwell correct beside us....

within the span of twenty-four hours, every-thing Laurel Shields believes approximately her lifestyles and her marriage to a well-liked health professional can be shattered -- if she survives a terrifying ordeal. The day starts with the jarring discovery that, quickly after finishing an affair, Laurel is pregnant. but if she returns domestic to discover her husband ashen, unkempt, and close to violence, a nightmare fast unfolds. within the middle of an idyllic Mississippi city, at the back of the partitions of her excellent condo, Laurel reveals herself locked in a unstable standoff with a husband she slightly acknowledges. faced with proof of her betrayal, she needs to tread a dangerous course among fact and deception whereas a hoop of armed police prepares a deadly rescue. yet Laurel's maximum worry -- and her merely desire -- lies along with her former lover, a courageous guy whom destiny has granted the ability to save lots of either Laurel and her teenagers -- if she will be able to guard his id lengthy enough....

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Money Run

By Jack Heath

When a heist is going unsuitable, youngster thief Ash reveals herself in a excessive stakes online game of cat-and-mouse.

Ashley "Ash" Arthur is a young person thief. influenced through the thrills up to the money, she's pulled off a few striking heists with the aid of her adolescence good friend Benjamin, who acts as tech aid. Now she's received the world's richest guy in her points of interest, confident that Hammond Buckland has 2 million cash hidden away in his company HQ.

Ash is not the just one with an curiosity in Buckland. The Australian govt will get his fortune if he dies on their soil, so they have despatched their #2 murderer, Peachey, to kill him. With Ash and Peachey either sneaking round the place of work development and dealing at pass reasons, it is just an issue of time sooner than their paths pass and Peachey comes to a decision Ash has noticeable an excessive amount of to live.

Once it is a topic of lifestyles and demise, can Ash preserve her eye at the prize?

Set over the process a unmarried evening inside of a unmarried development, it is a page-turning mystery with devices, guts, and summer-blockbuster action.

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